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Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

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Best Wishes

Term 1 Dates for 2018 School Commences for Staff Monday 29th January 2018 School Commences for Year 7, 11 and 12 Tuesday 30th January 2018 School Commences for Year 8, 9 and 10 Wednesday 31st January 2018... Read more

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Christmas Concert 2017

On Wednesday 6th December we held our annual Christmas Concert showcasing the incredible talent and effort put in throughout the year by our students and staff. Here are just a few photos from the amazing night.... Read more

Cadet Program 2017

Cadet Program Graduation

Last Friday our Firefighter Cadets graduated after completing a 9 week program with the RFS. Check out the article in the North Shore Times on page 16! http://newslocal.smedia.com.au/north-shore-times/... Read more

Shoot It 2017 Winner

And the winner is: Anxieux by Zoe Schlechter! Congratulations to all those who entered the Shoot It competition for 2017 theme: SHINE. A huge thank you to all those who also showed their support by attending the screening last night at school. We look forward to all the new entries for next year! Watch this space! Your browser does not support the video tag.... Read more

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Principals Message November 2017

How wonderful it is to be back in such a stunning school. After visiting schools in Greece and Romania, and speaking with parents and students, listening to their aspirations and frustrations, I do feel at times that we take too many things for granted. Our students have incredible opportunities to learn, grow and be successful in a school with excellent teachers, resources and a beautiful learning environment. Of course, their success only comes with families working with the school and supporting the school and its goals and ethics. Often,... Read more

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School Spectacular News

Congratulations to all our students who are participating in School Spectacular this year. But a special congratulations to Gelina Enriquez who will be a featured artist for the event. We are sure that you will be amazing!!! Gelina was also featured in the Hornsby Advocate 9th November (picture featured). To read the full article please go to the Hornsby Advocate website: http:// www.dailytelegraph.com.au/ newslocal/hills-shire-times/a- spectacular-sight/news- story/9b5dcc7e525aa49fb9a 52a4e6d281f4e... Read more

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Shoot It Film Competition

The Shoot It Film Competition and Media Showcase is back for 2017! 'Shoot It' is a Ku-ring-gai High School film competition and media showcase encouraging students to tell us a story. Shoot It was first developed by Ku-ring-gai High School in 2004 where it ran until 2010. Shoot It returned in 2013 and 2014. 2017 marks the tenth year of the competition. To enter, students make a film in any style, up to 10 minutes in length, following the 2017 theme....SHINE. Students can interpret the theme metaphorically or literally. The competition is open... Read more

Next P&C Meeting

All are invited to attend the AGM of the P & C: Monday 27th November 6pm After the election of officers and general business the general meeting will follow. Hope to see you there!... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

Bushfire Season Information

Arrangements for the 2017/2018 bushfire season are in place. A letter (docx 621 KB)has been sent via school stream to al parents. Bushfire Season Information (pdf 110 KB)factsheet for parents and carers.... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

Book Week Staff Costumes 2017

Book Week 2017

Ku-ring-gai High School Student Representative Council Presents: Book Week! Here are our staff dressed up in costume. Can you find Wally?... Read more

NS5 Careers Expo 2017

NS5 Careers Expo

For further information see the following PDF: NS5 Careers Expo 2017 Progr (pdf 544 KB)... Read more

Dance Enrichment Day

Year 5 Enrichment Day - Dance

Dance Enrichment Day Form (pdf 303 KB)... Read more

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Edmodo

Here at Ku-ring-gai High School we have been using Edmodo since 2016. Edmodo is the world's largest K-12 learning social community where teachers, students and parents can connect safely and securely. Please click on the Edmodo logo to access Ku-ring-gai High School's online learning platform.... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

Word Flyers - Ku-ring-gai's online platform for literacy

Word flyers is an online platform which is dedicated to developing, improving and maintaining literacy standards in grammar, reading, comprehension, punctuation, vocabulary and writing. Ku-ring-gai High School has chosen this platform as a means of meeting the literacy needs of our students in years 7-10. Word flyers provides: Differentiated activities which allow students to work at their ability, with a review level designed to support students who are experiencing significant challenges in maintaining and improving. Students engage with... Read more

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